How to enable the Log Server backup to include log data
- Article Number: 000009978
- Products: NGFW Security Management Center
- Version: 6.5, 6.4, 6.3, 6.2, 6.1, 6.0, 5.10
- Last Published Date: October 31, 2018
Security Management Center (SMC) 5.x, 6.x
This article explains how to enable the Log Server backup to include log data.
SolutionThe Log Server backup always includes the Log Server configuration files and current Log Server certificate. By default, log data is not included in the Log Server backup. You can choose whether log data is included when creating the backup or the backup task.
NOTE: The backup file is saved under <Installation Directory>/backups/.
Use the following steps to enable the Log Server backup to include log data:
NOTE: It is generally not needed or recommended to include log data in the Log Server backup file. Log data can be backed up separately and also restored by copying the backed up log data into the Log Storage directories on the Log Server.
SolutionTo create a backup task to back up several Log Server configurations at once:
After the task Definition is completed, you can assign a schedule for it or use it manually.